OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Fimbristylis caroliniana   FAMILY Cyperaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Fimbristylis caroliniana   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-07-002?:
Fimbristylis spadicea   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Fimbristylis harperi

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Fimbry


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image of Fimbristylis caroliniana, Carolina Fimbry

Keith Bradley    kab_f_caroliniana_09121

April    Collier County    FL

Big Cypress National Preserve

Inflorescence terminal, cymose, with sessile and pedicellate spikelets, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Fimbristylis caroliniana   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Fimbristylis caroliniana   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-07-002?:
Fimbristylis spadicea   FAMILY Cyperaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Fimbristylis harperi

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3927

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common

Habitat: Brackish or alkaline sands of marsh edges and dune swales, less typically in pine savannas or pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Spikelets pale brown or red-brown
Bisexual
3 stamens

Inflorescence a terminal anthela

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Pale to deep brown
Achene

 

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